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Company Name:
Emma Maternity House Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Executive Director

Emma House is a safe and supportive transitional housing program for expectant mothers ages 12+ who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness in Calgary and area.  We are dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness among pregnant women/youth and have provided housing and support for pregnant mothers since 1992. Our vision is healthy mothers and babies living in community and our mission is to provide housing and support for pregnant women and youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness; empowering them to move out of vulnerability and into a healthy and sustainable life for them and their child.  


The Executive Director will be responsible for leadership, management and strategic planning, which includes:

  • Oversee and participate with the Board in developing the short-term and long-term strategic plans; which include programs, finances, facilities, and staff.
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives as outlined by the Board.
  • Continue to build Emma House's program framework by researching best practices, networking with other agencies, and consulting with Board and staff.
  • Evaluate program components, so as to measure successes.
  • Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery
  • Maintain and update staff training manual and onboarding process.
  • Recruit, manage and support staff and volunteers.
  • Communicate with stakeholders via newsletters, social media, the website and events
  • Secure adequate funding for the operations of Emma House
  • Research funding sources, oversee the development of fundraising plans and write funding proposals and grant applications.
  • Represent Emma House in the community.


Please note: Only applicants that that receive interview requests will be contacted.